For Students

Need a scholarship for college?
You’ve come to the right place!

The Community Foundation of Central Georgia has more than 40 scholarship funds established by our donors for students like YOU! Each scholarship fund has its own individual criteria and you could be eligible for more than one.

To find out which scholarships you are eligible for, use the boxes on the left to filter and then read the scholarship purpose and eligibility criteria.

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How to apply for a scholarship.

Applications for all of our scholarships are available through our WebPortal. Start by registering as a new user and creating a profile, which will enable you to save your work and come back to your applications over time. When creating a profile, check the box for Portal Access for “Scholarship Applicant.” For additional details on how to apply once you login to the Web Portal, click the button below:

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Applications for scholarships will open on December 15th.
The deadline for applications is March 15th at 12:00 pm (noon).

Do you need to start or continue working on a scholarship application?

If you need instructions on how to complete our Universal Application, please click here.

If you are ready to start a scholarship application or you need to complete and submit one that you have already started, please login to the Web Portal.

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When will scholarship recipients be announced?

All scholarship decisions will be made by June 30th, and all applicants will be notified by letter of the decisions. There is a selection committee, comprised of volunteers, for each scholarship fund. The committee reviews the applications while taking into account the scholarship’s eligibility and selection criteria, such as enrollment at a particular high school, financial need, academic performance, extracurricular activities, community service or other talents.

How do I thank the donor or committee for my scholarship?

Our donors love to hear from students who received their scholarships. To write a thank you note for your scholarship, send your letter to the Community Foundation of Central Georgia and address it to the scholarship fund. Mail your note of thanks to 577 Mulberry Street, Suite 1600 Macon, GA 31201.

Address your envelope using this format:

Clifton-Whitehead Scholarship Selection Committee
c/o Community Foundation of Central Georgia
577 Mulberry Street, Suite 1600
Macon, GA 31201

Have a Question about Scholarships?

Please contact Monique Pitts-Taylor at or 478-750-9338.

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